2. I am about 1/4 of the way through chapter 2 of "Guardian," which is nice -- in other words, I picked up from the cliffhanger and am now back to a scene with Sasuke, who's still busy being in a state of frozen shock and sullen anger and is starting to worry Yukiko.
3. Yesterday I sent out a couple resumes and cover letters, and tomorrow I will call a few potential employers during business hours. I hate job searches. I really, truly hate them. There's something about putting myself forward in that way that makes me excruciatingly uncomfortable.